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Facility has shot at award

Springdale firm nominated again

Subscriber onlyFor the third year in a row, a Northwest Arkansas aeronautics facility is being considered for a top state honor for environmental stewardship. Continue reading...

Singer gets kids, nature in tune

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE — Marshall Mitchell has been performing music in front of live audiences, with nothing to hide behind but a guitar, for “half of forever,” as he puts it. But he never felt intimidated until he stepped in front of his first audience made up entirely of children. Continue reading...

Responders prep for school attack

Military gives 1st look at Fort Chaffee emergency mock-up

Subscriber onlyFORT CHAFFEE — Only about half a second passed after someone shouted “Shooter !” before the sound of a shotgun boomed throughout the small cinder-block village Wednesday afternoon, and high school students began screaming as they raced inside a mock schoolhouse. Continue reading...

Booneville picks up after winds

Several buildings damaged by front that also spawned 1st tornado of ’14

Subscriber onlyBOONEVILLE — The electricity was already out Sunday night when Mike Crowley, owner of Crowley’s City Service, received a phone call from Booneville Superintendent Donnie Hardin about 9:15. Continue reading...

Lake-island fire is left to burn out

Subscriber onlyThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Friday that a brush fire that burned for more than 24 hours on a small island in Beaver Lake had apparently extinguished itself, with no evident injuries to any animals or people. Continue reading...

Group rethinks Sunday alcohol sales campaign

Bid pulled from JPs’ agenda

Subscriber onlyA group of business owners trying to legalize Sunday alcohol sales in unincorporated Franklin County is reassessing its approach. Continue reading...

Shepherd of Hills play back, but scaled down

Show to reopen May 23 in Branson

Subscriber onlyWhen Sharena Naugher and her family closed the Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Theater in Branson last October, they believed the show had run its course. Continue reading...

Agency shifting stretch of trails

Limits unveiled in Wolf Pen Gap

Subscriber onlyThe U.S. Forest Service announced Tuesday that the use of off-road vehicles will be partially curtailed on some trails through a popular section of the Ouachita National Forest. Continue reading...

CATA gives up $50,000 federal grant

To accept money, agency would have to destroy, not resell, older diesel buses

Subscriber onlyThe Central Arkansas Transit Authority will turn down approximately $50,000 in grant funds awarded by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, a CATA spokesman said Thursday. Continue reading...

State’s 10-year solid waste management plan now in effect

Subscriber onlyA statewide solid waste management plan, issued by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, went into effect Tuesday. The result of about two years of planning and revisions, the 10-year plan provides recommendations and requirements for each of the state’s 18 waste management districts. Continue reading...

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Carol Cooper of Rogers, left, and Gregory Janicke [cqrm] of Bentonville, right, look back at one of ...

Carol Cooper of Rogers, left, and Gregory Janicke [cqrm] of Bentonville, right, look back at one of about half a dozen abstract ex...

Published: March 9, 2014

Loren and Beverly Maier of Ozark, are co-owners of Four Dogs Ranch, a 300-acre property in Ozark. Af...

Loren and Beverly Maier of Ozark, are co-owners of Four Dogs Ranch, a 300-acre property in Ozark. After two years of growing musca...

Published: March 2, 2014

Kimberly Heidlage, an environmental health specialist with the Arkansas Department of Health in Wash...

Kimberly Heidlage, an environmental health specialist with the Arkansas Department of Health in Washington County, chats with a ke...

Published: September 20, 2013

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Virginia Mocivnik

Published: September 12, 2013

Farmington sophomore Michael Ingram sprints toward the end zone during the second quarter of a Sept....

Farmington sophomore Michael Ingram sprints toward the end zone during the second quarter of a Sept. 28, 2012 game at Prairie Grov...

Published: July 31, 2013

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